Privilege user mode ---- Enable

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Nov 14th, 2007

When telnet to my ASA 5510,

it took the password I entered.

But when typed "enable" to enter

the privilege mode, the ASA prompted

for a user name instead of a password. Then I entered "enable_15"

with the known password, but the ASA

did not take it? Please see the log below.

Do you know why? Thanks!

User Access Verification

Password:

Type help or '?' for a list of available commands.

ciscoasa> enable

Username:

Username: enable_15

Password: ***

Username:

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ajagadee Wed, 11/14/2007 - 08:51

Based upon your description, looks like you have authentication configured for Enable Command.

Based upon the authentication method that you are using for enable command, that is Local, TACACS+ or RADIUS, you need to use the right combination of Username/Password to get access to this device.

Please refer the below URL for details.

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/security/asa/asa70/configuration/guide/mgaccess.html#wp1042030

Let me know if it helps

Regards,

Arul

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